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Cape Point and Boulder's Beach Penguins Tour: Including Park fee

Cape Point and Boulder's Beach Penguins Tour: Including Park fee

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Visit a penguin colony at Boulder’s Beach and the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve all in one day during this tour, including round-trip transport from Cape Town. First, catch sight of the endangered African penguins on the beach, and then travel over to Cape Point in the nature reserve. Spend ample time at Cape Point, and keep an eye out for ostrich, antelope, and whales. You can also take part in an optional hike in the reserve if you choose.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$52.22
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$52.22
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Cape of Good Hope and Penguins Full-Day Tour From Cape Town

Cape of Good Hope and Penguins Full-Day Tour From Cape Town

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Join us on a sightseeing trip to the most south westerly point of Africa in a small group.Comfort as well as a much better personal interaction quality with the driver guide is guaranteed.See the penguins from point blank and get personal with the richest floral kingdom in the world.Pick ups and drop offs are at door to door service.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$41.13
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$41.13
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Cape Peninsula Tour from Cape Town

Cape Peninsula Tour from Cape Town

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Experience the scenic beauty and natural landscapes of South Africa’s Cape Peninsula on this full-day tour from Cape Town. Enjoy the convenience of guided visits, as well as the independence of solo sightseeing and learn about this dynamic region from your friendly, knowledgeable guide. See seals in Hout Bay (with optional Duiker Island boat trip) and have time to wander the shops. You can explore the Cape Point Nature Reserve at your leisure, and check out playful families of African penguins in Simon’s Town. Your return trip to Cape Town even includes a stop at the colorful Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.40
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$92.40
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Table Mountain, Penguins & Cape Point Small Group Tour from Cape Town

Table Mountain, Penguins & Cape Point Small Group Tour from Cape Town

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Save time, avoid crowds, and see the highlights of the Cape Town area in a single day on this small-group tour. Admire the colorful houses of Bo Kaap, ride a cable car ride up and down Table Mountain, embark on a scenic drive along Chapman's Peak, and visit the penguin colony of Boulder's Beach.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.20
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$47.20
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Robben Island Tour with Hotel Pick-Up

Robben Island Tour with Hotel Pick-Up

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Tours to Robben Island typically sell out early every day. Ensure your visit by booking this early-morning guided tour that transfers you from your hotel to the Robben Island Gateway at the V&A Waterfront, and then onto the boat to the island.
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  • 4 hours
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$133.91
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$133.91

Table Mountain and Cape Town Half-Day Trip

Table Mountain and Cape Town Half-Day Trip

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See the best of Cape Town including a trip to the top of Table Mountain and a minibus tour of the city’s highlights during this half-day tour. Survey the city from Table Mountain, ride the cable car back down (own expense), and then see Cape Town’s main sights from your minibus. See places such as the Diamond Works and the Malay Quarter on Signal Hill.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.49
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$37.49
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Half-Day Stellenbosch Winelands Tour from Cape Town

Half-Day Stellenbosch Winelands Tour from Cape Town

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South Africa’s winemaking history dates back to the 17th century, and on this half-day tour from Cape Town, you visit multiple wine estates in the Cape Winelands. With an in-the-know guide, travel to Stellenbosch, where you learn about South African viticulture and take part in wine and cheese tastings. Enjoy a guided tour of Stellenbosch, whose tree-lined streets are thronged with museums, bars, eateriesm and gorgeous examples of Victorian, Georgian, and Cape Dutch architecture.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$58.92
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$58.92
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Robben Island Tour Transfers from & to Hotel. Stop at surprising locations!

Robben Island Tour Transfers from & to Hotel. Stop at surprising locations!

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Visit Robben Island, known for its maximum security prison and for being a home to socially unacceptable groups over the past 500 years, for a tour of the manmade facilities. Learn how the island was used to seclude freedom fighters and South African presidents such as Nelson Mandela, Kgalema Motlanthe and Jacob Zuma. The island is also home to many species of birds including the African penguin.
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  • 4 hours
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$133.91
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$133.91

Guided Day Tour in Cape Point, Penguins and Wine Tasting

Guided Day Tour in Cape Point, Penguins and Wine Tasting

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Focus on the scenery and your experience of Cape Point on this multi-stop tour with all transportation included. With a small group of just seven people or fewer, visit some of the highlights of the Cape Point area, including the Cape Peninsula, Camps Bay Beach, Hout Bay, Chapman's Peak Drive, the Cape of Good Hope, and the penguins at Boulders Beach. Instead of fussing over directions and navigation, simply sit back and enjoy the epic scenery as you travel on Boyes Drive, False Bay, and Shark Spotters lookout. The day's last stop is Constantia Valley for a wine tasting session to unwind before returning to Cape Town.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$164.03
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$164.03

West Coast Day Trip from Cape Town

West Coast Day Trip from Cape Town

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Get a comprehensive tour of the west coast of South Africa on this small-group excursion from Cape Town. Focus on the area's nature with a visit to the Atlantis Dunes for a guided walk, then explore West Coast National Park and the Langebaan lagoon. Along the way you'll listen to engaging guided commentary and your small group size makes it easy to ask questions.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.39
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$106.39

Full day Cape Point Tour

Full day Cape Point Tour

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This full day Cape Point tour is an excellent way to see many scenic coastal highlights in a short space of time. You won’t have to worry about navigating and organizing transport as central hotel pickup and drop-off is included. You’ll travel in a small group and hear live commentary along the way so you won’t miss any highlights. Top attractions you’ll pass include Clifton and Camps Bay beaches, 12 Apostles Peak, Hout Bay, Chapman’s Peak, Cape Point, and Boulder’s Beach.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.42
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$89.42

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of Cape Town Private Tour

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of Cape Town Private Tour

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A good choice for first-time visitors or travelers who are short on time, this tour takes you to several significant Cape Town sites and landmarks. Take a walking tour of District Six, learn about the city’s troubled past, and visit some of the everyday places residents go like the Company's Gardens, Greenmarket Square, and the V&A Waterfront.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.14
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$27.14
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Private Sightseeing Trip to the Cape of Good Hope and Boulders Penguin Colony

Private Sightseeing Trip to the Cape of Good Hope and Boulders Penguin Colony

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Go at your own pace with this private and customizable program.Have the pleasure of visiting the endangered African penguin at Boulders beach.The private use of a clean and spacious vehicle is guaranteed. The maximum amount of time is 8 hours but we are more than happy to go an extra mile if needs be.
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  • 6 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.43
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$100.43
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Half-Day Small-Group Township Tour South Africa from Cape Town

Half-Day Small-Group Township Tour South Africa from Cape Town

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Immerse yourself in Cape Town's apartheid-era history on this half-day tour that includes visits to District Six, a local preschool, a local shebeen (pub), and meet a traditional healer. Learn about apartheid and its legacy in South Africa through a guide's enlightening commentary. Enjoy the intimate atmosphere that comes with traveling in a small group of 15 people fewer. Upgrade your tour with an additional excursion to Robben Island.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.17
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$40.17
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Table Mountain & Mandela Freedom Full Day Tour

Table Mountain & Mandela Freedom Full Day Tour

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Spend a day exploring the iconic Table Mountain and the famous Robben Island prison famed for hosting Nelson Mandela. African Xplora understands that the outbreak of the Corona Virus (Covid-19) raises many questions regarding travelling as well as planning travel in the near future and we recognise the uncertainty this may cause. Many countries have issued preventative responses to the Corona Virus, but that doesn’t mean you have to cut your trip short or cancel it altogether. Rest assured, we are monitoring the situation closely as it evolves and we are following Government travel advice. We will be providing as much assistance as possible. Your safety is our biggest concern.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$143.95
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$143.95

Explore Bo-Kaap: The Culture and Colour

Explore Bo-Kaap: The Culture and Colour

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The Bo-Kaap region of Cape Town (also called the Malay Quarter) is known for its impressive multi-colored buildings, spice shops, and delicious Cape Malay food. Learn more about the origins of this neighborhood by going on a guided tour with a guide who is a descendant of the slaves brought to the area by early Dutch settlers. Find out personal stories about the area that you wouldn’t discover otherwise, and ask questions along the way.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$16.74
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$16.74
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Cape Town Half Day City Tour with Table Mountain

Cape Town Half Day City Tour with Table Mountain

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Discover Cape Town on a shared Half Day City tour of our Mother City and explore the monuments in Adderley Street; visit the Castle of Good Hope and the Bo-Kaap; experience the Noon Gun and take the Cable Car up to the top of Table Mountain. This is a fun-filled morning of city discovery in Cape Town.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.50
Price varies by group size
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$39.50
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Township Tour District 6 Museum from Cape Town

Township Tour District 6 Museum from Cape Town

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Embark on a journey that will tug on your heart strings. * Hotel pickups * Visit to District Six Museum - learn about Apartheid, Segregation Laws, Immorality Act etc * Visit Langa, visit a Shebeen, buy handmade ceramics, bead work & local crafts * Township guides who grew up in township is doing the guiding on the tour * See how people used to live and how they have been upgraded with new homes * Return to the Waterfront for quick lunch * Robben Island tour * Back to hotel or stay for dinner at waterfront NOTE: District Six Museum is closed on a Sunday Visit a local community with Church service on a Sunday
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  • 9 hours
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$130.47
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$130.47

Full-day Cape Point and Constantia Wine Tasting Private Tour from Cape Town

Full-day Cape Point and Constantia Wine Tasting Private Tour from Cape Town

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Get to the highlights of the Cape Peninsula during a private day tour from Cape Town. See gorgeous coastal sights along Chapman’s Peak Road, take in the stunning views from the Cape of Good Hope, watch the adorable resident African penguins on Boulders Beach, and enjoy samples of some of South Africa’s famous wines at Groot Constantia winery in the Constantia Valley. See it all with a private guide and driver.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$234.34
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$234.34
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Table Mountain Ticket-Wine-Penguins & Cape of Good Hope Small Group Tour

Table Mountain Ticket-Wine-Penguins & Cape of Good Hope Small Group Tour

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This is a tour which will allow you to see some of Cape Town's highlights in one day with a highly qualified, registered tour guide who is trilingual (English, French and Portuguese). Skip the line to purchase Table Mountain Tickets as this tour comes with a pre-booked Table Mountain ticket for you. See and discover: Table Mountain; Seal Island; Taste Fine Wine; See Penguins and explore the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point. The Best Cape Town Sightseeing Tours in One Day. Small Group, Better Experience.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$201.03
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$201.03
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Cape of Good Hope And Penguin Colony Small Group Tour

Cape of Good Hope And Penguin Colony Small Group Tour

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we focus on the guests intrests, comfort, safety, relations, its an escorted tour our guides accompany you, we create authentic travel, our journeys changes lives and gives you memories you will treasure as we strive to service excellence,our packages are tailor made to suit your needs , sustainable and responsible tourism we wil travel along atlantic seaboard to hout bay, cape of goodhope, pinguin ccolony, and back to capetown, there is so much to see and do, and can be customized to meet your needs , min 3 guests for this tour to run,
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.82
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$36.82

Robben Island, Table Mountain and Cape Town City Private Day Tour

Robben Island, Table Mountain and Cape Town City Private Day Tour

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This full-day Cape Town excursion offers two tours wrapped into one. With round-trip transportation from your hotel, part 1 takes you via ferry to Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 years. A bus tour of the island, delivered with intimate detail by a former political prisoner, includes a viewing of Mandela's jail cell. Part 2 returns to Cape Town for a guided city bus tour highlighting all its major monuments and places of interest including a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.48
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$100.48
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Full-day Cape Peninsula and Boulders Beach Penguins Private Tour from Cape Town

Full-day Cape Peninsula and Boulders Beach Penguins Private Tour from Cape Town

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Spend a day exploring the stunning Cape Peninsula on this private tour from Cape Town, including the Boulders Beach penguin colony. Enjoy a personalized and flexible itinerary, tailored to your group. Visit Hout Bay or check out the seals on Duiker Island. See the Cape of Good Hope and the African penguins at Boulders Beach.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$220.94
Price varies by group size
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$220.94
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Township Cultural Private Tour from Cape Town

Township Cultural Private Tour from Cape Town

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Get a full picture of Cape Town's rich cultural history through visits to the Langa and Gugulethu Townships, as well as the District Six Museum, on this half-day tour. Learn about the role and history of the townships in the larger fabric of Cape Town culture white visiting a shebeen (tavern), a local market, a sangoma (traditional doctor) and an arts and crafts center.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.30
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$70.30
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